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Germany and UK top ‘Dirty 30′ pollution league

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24/07/2014

It’s not the sort of league table that anyone is proud of leading, but a new report on the European Union’s power sector lists the EU’s 30 most polluting energy plants – all powered by coal. Germany and the UK tie for first place overall in “Europe’s Dirty 30” league, each having nine of the most polluting power plants, pumping hundreds of tonnes of ...

Webinar: Empowering Your Energy Management Program

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23/07/2014

Companies of any size and scope can benefit from streamlining energy management and optimizing energy consumption. To achieve this, many organizations are turning to ISO 50001, a voluntary international standard developed by ISO (International Organization for Standardization.) Businesses new to ISO standards can be daunted by the seemingly complex requirements for certification. However, it ...

Australia’s economy at risk if climate change not addressed

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24/07/2014

The Chief Executive of CEDA, the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, the Hon. Stephen Martin, says climate change is both an environmental and an economic issue, despite recent comments from senior politicians that seemed to question the latter. His comments accompanied the release of a major review of the impacts of climate on Australia’s economy (The Economics of Climate ...

Quoting your way in

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22/07/2014

Producing price estimates for short-term noise monitoring projects is now a much simpler process for acoustic consultants, with a new quoting tool in Brüel & Kjaer’s Noise Sentinel – On demand service. Noise Sentinel - On Demand is a subscription-based service, which is ideal for short-term noise monitoring projects, including spot surveys or compliance monitoring or ...

Joining our growing family of mini Analyzers: Chloramination Distribution and Boost Station Analyzers

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23/07/2014

ASA Analytics introduces two new analyzers to provide an “add on” solution to existing plant control systems for analysis of key control parameters used in Chloramination. The ChemScan mini FreeAm (Free Ammonia) and the mini Mono (Monochloramine) can be used individually or together to create a suite of Chloramination process, distribution and boost station analyzers. They are ...

New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

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22/07/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. The plant, which began operating in January 2014, is treating liquids seeping from the landfill, called leachate, and contaminated groundwater. The new treatment system is ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

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22/07/2014

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July 2014 – Tetronics International, a global leader ...

Illinois Governor Quinn Signs Clean Water Initiative

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24/07/2014

Governor Patrick Quinn will sign into law today legislation that will help Illinois cities better prepare for the impacts of climate change. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) worked with the legislature and with Governor Quinn’s administration to develop the legislation and worked to support the bill’s passage. The legislation, ...

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